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Air Traffic Controller Workforce Plan

Update for 2020

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plans to hire and train several thousand air traffic controllers over the next decade. FAA's controller workforce reached 14,375 in fiscal 2019. The FAA hired 1,010 new controllers in fiscal 2019, and has hired more than 7,700 controllers over the last five years. The details are in the fifteenth annual update to the Controller Workforce Plan (PDF).

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